C. Vivian Stringer signs 5-year extension with Rutgers
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer has agreed to a five-year contract extension that will keep her at Rutgers through the 2025-26 season. The New Jersey-based Big Ten Conference university announced the deal. The 73-year-old Stringer has led the Scarlet Knights to a top-three finish in the conference in two of the past three seasons, along with a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances. The contract guarantees compensation of $5.5 million, beginning at $1 million in the first year, plus performance incentives and retention bonuses. Stringer will enter her 27th season at Rutgers.